Oasis Petroleum

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Production Accountant

Production Accountant

Job ID 
2017-2085
Location 
US-TX-Houston

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Position Summary

This position provides routine and complex tasks in support of oil and gas production and operations activities.  Responsibilities include compiling production data, preparation and maintenance of Excel spreadsheets and providing any other support necessary for the Accounting department to be successful. This position will report to the Production Reporting Supervisor and is located in downtown Houston, TX.  Level and salary commensurate with experience.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintain Field Data Gathering database:
    • Monitor incoming production data for accuracy
    • Work with field personnel to resolve data issues
  • Prepare weekly production reports which are presented to senior management and financial accounting
  • Prepare monthly volumes accrual for Revenue Accounting
  • Reconcile all run ticket data with information received from oil purchasers and make necessary corrections in Field Data Gathering
  • Manage month-end production accounting close to ensure accuracy of data  
  • Respond to partner inquiries for production data and reports
  • Analyze & explain production variances
  • As needed or requested, handle other activities to support well operations, audits and accounting obligations

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Energy related or other related field; OR Bachelor’s degree in any field with 1 year of upstream oil and gas experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication skills and willingness to work in a team environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and fluid environment; flexible with the demands of a growing company.
  • Proficient in Windows, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions, strength to lift and carry files weighing up to 10 pounds, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of industry experience related to oil and gas Production Accounting 
  • Knowledge of Enertia Software